Definitions for "Permanent Press"
describes a garment which will retain its shape throughout the life of the garment. Features include sharp creases, flat seams, smooth surfaces, and seems which are free from puckering.
Describes fabric that keeps its creases after washing and drying, and does not need to be ironed.
A process that treats fabric to prevent the formation of wrinkles during wearing and machine washing of garment. Generally requires no ironing.